Politics & Government

Social media reactions to HB1523 ruling

Scott and Schyler Wiecek of Bay St. Louis walk with their son, Remy, 3, during a No Hate in Our State rally in Bay St. Louis on Sunday May 15, 2016. On Thursday, Judge Carlton Reeves declared HB1523, a law many considered a reaction to gay marriage in Mississippi, unconstitutional.
Scott and Schyler Wiecek of Bay St. Louis walk with their son, Remy, 3, during a No Hate in Our State rally in Bay St. Louis on Sunday May 15, 2016. On Thursday, Judge Carlton Reeves declared HB1523, a law many considered a reaction to gay marriage in Mississippi, unconstitutional. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

Judge Carlton Reeves struck down HB1523, the so called “religious freedom act” moments before it would have taken effect at midnight. Gov. Phil Bryant has already said he looks forward to an appeal. Here are a few reactions on social media.

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